Transforming Local Government Conference

Local Government's Premiere Thinking Conference
Phoenix, AZ | May 5-8, 2020

Unprecedented Ideas. Team Building. Networking.


The Transforming Local Government Conference is heading to Phoenix, AZ in 2020! The 2020 Transforming Local Government Conference (TLG) will take place May 5-8. TLG 2020 is sure to be another exciting, unique experience for local government practitioners of all levels. TLG will attract over 600 local government professionals at every level in the organization across the US and Canada. TLG is recognized for its dynamic content that encourages free thinking and fosters unprecedented ideas, all within a relaxed and professional networking and learning environment.

If you had the chance to attend 2019's TLG in Reno, NV, then surely you won't want to miss TLG 2020. And if you haven't had a chance to experience a TLG yet, well, find out what the TLG experience means by exploring our website.

Conference registration will open in Fall 2019. If you're looking for more information, contact us at or 888.496.0944, Option 4.

2020 TLG Presentation & Award Applications

Innovation, at its core, is about making things better in ways that are useful and valuable. If your team has been creative in making an impact in your community, it’s time to celebrate your success!

Each year during the Transforming Local Government (TLG) conference, we highlight the best of the best in local government through various presentations and awards at the event. So, we want to hear about your innovations – whether they are big, small, incremental or disruptive. We are looking to hear about transformational programs you have created and implemented in the past 5 years. Applications must be submitted by Oct. 4

Learn More & Apply

The Alliance as a Platform

During TLG 2019, Joel Carnes, CEO of the Alliance for Innovation, gave a keynote speech about the future of the organization. Watch the full keynote below.


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